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Rick Baker

Rick Baker is an adjunct fellow at the Manhattan Institute's Center for State and Local Leadership and author of The Seamless City. From 2001 to early 2010, Rick Baker was mayor of St. Petersburg, Florida's fourth largest city. In 2008 he was named America's Mayor/Public Official of the Year by Governing Magazine.

Baker formerly practiced business law and is now director of the University of South Florida's Innovation Partnership. He holds a B.S. in management, an M.B.A and a J.D. (with honors) from Florida State University. Baker studied comparative law at Oxford University and was a legal intern to Florida Supreme Court Justice Ben Overton. He and his wife Joyce are raising two teenage children.


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Barriers to Building
  • How A Conservative Mayor Revitalized A Central City Washington Examiner, 06-20-11
  • How The Seamless City Fights Crime Washington Examiner, 06-21-11


  • Business and Economy
  • Measures Drive Performance in St. Petersburg Governing.com, 06-06-11
  • How A Conservative Mayor Revitalized A Central City Washington Examiner, 06-20-11
  • How The Seamless City Fights Crime Washington Examiner, 06-21-11
  • Measurement Is Key To Seamless City Success Washington Examiner, 06-22-11


  • Cities
  • The Seamless City: A Conservative Mayor's Approach To Urban Revitalization That Can Work Anywhere Book, April 2011


  • Economic Development
  • Measures Drive Performance in St. Petersburg Governing.com, 06-06-11
  • How A Conservative Mayor Revitalized A Central City Washington Examiner, 06-20-11
  • How The Seamless City Fights Crime Washington Examiner, 06-21-11
  • Measurement Is Key To Seamless City Success Washington Examiner, 06-22-11


  • Housing and Redevelopment
  • How A Conservative Mayor Revitalized A Central City Washington Examiner, 06-20-11
  • How The Seamless City Fights Crime Washington Examiner, 06-21-11


  • Other Cities
  • Measures Drive Performance in St. Petersburg Governing.com, 06-06-11
  • How A Conservative Mayor Revitalized A Central City Washington Examiner, 06-20-11
  • How The Seamless City Fights Crime Washington Examiner, 06-21-11


  • Policing
  • How The Seamless City Fights Crime Washington Examiner, 06-21-11


  • Urban Issues
  • Measurement Is Key To Seamless City Success Washington Examiner, 06-22-11


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